[Samba] Checking installed software on Windows boxes
Roberto João Lopes Garcia
roberto at mha.com.br
Tue Apr 16 13:31:02 GMT 2002
It will help. In my network, all users logs into the samba PDC every day. I think it could work.
I will search for (Track-It! 4.0)
At 16:30 16/04/2002, you wrote:
>On Tuesday 16 April 2002 13:39, you wrote:
>> At 12:34 16/04/2002, you wrote:
>> > The main thing we're getting out of the PDC is the ability to run a
>> > script upon login to track installed software on PC's.
>> Good Idea to check the installed software on PC's with a script logon.
>> Could you give me more information on this script? Is it working? How it
>> get info from the PC's?
> Unfortunately the script itself is not what is doing the real work.
> When someone logs onto the NT machine, a drive is mapped the startup
>script runs a commercial package (Track-It! 4.0) on the client, which then
>pushes the information onto the NT PDC.
> This solution has a few problems:
> The script only runs when users log into the PDC. Some users never turn
>off their computers, so the script never gets run. Also, some users have not
>been set up to log into the PDC, and instead they log into their own PC's.
> A better solution would be to allow an update of installed software upon
>demand, but that solution was much more costly ($4000 as opposed to about
> I wouldn't recommend the current solution we're using, since there's no
>way of guaranteeing that the information required gets gathered in a timely
> - Chris
>cknadle at aeroflex.com
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